The Virgin and Child in a Cartouche

French
about 1629
Abraham Bosse (French, 1604–1676), After Jean de Saint Igny (French, about 1600–about 1649)


Object Place: France

Catalogue Raisonné

Blum 0939, only state; Duplessis 12, only state; IFF 12; Le Blanc 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.8 × 34.8 cm (10 15/16 × 13 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

44.1002

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

Large cartouche with mother and child in landscape, cherubs, monogram, coat of arms. Etching and engraving on white laid paper. Bound in Bosse book, Oeuvre Gravé.

Markings

Verso, center left, stamped in yellow-brown ink, the mark of the MFA Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Provenance

John Evelyn (b. 1620-d. 1706), London. Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873-d. 1957), Chicago; 1944, her gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 8, 1996)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection